Table 5

Risk of bias for included studies

Cooke 2009

Donaldson 2009

GAPS 2004

Lincoln 1999

Kwakkel 1999 & 2002

Partridge 2000

Rodgers 2000


Sequence generation

low

low

low

low

low

low

low

Allocation concealment

low

low

low

unclear

unclear

low

low

Blinding (participants, personnel and assessors)

low

low

low

low

low

low

high

Incomplete outcome data

low

low

low

unclear

low

unclear

low

Selective outcome reporting

low

low

low

low

low

high

low

Other sources of bias

low

low

low

low

low

low

low


Cooke et al. BMC Medicine 2010 8:60   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-8-60

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